Post Tagged with: "Providence"

ACLU Sues Providence For Refusing to Release Documents Over Decision To Bar Rap Artist 22Gz From Performing

From The Rhode Island ACLU: Is a New York Times article a confidential document that the City of Providence can withhold from disclosure under the Access to Public Records Act (APRA) on the grounds that it would violate copyright law to release it? That is one of the issues – along with[Read More…]

by March 29, 2022

Providence Pension Working Group Co-Chaired by Providence Foundation, Greater Providence Chamber of Commerce, RIPEC Submits Report to City of Providence

Report follows six months of public meetings and presentations hosted by the Pension Working Group From The City of Providence: Mayor Jorge Elorza and the Providence City Council today received a detailed report from the Providence Pension Working Group, outlining the group’s findings, including a series of recommendations for how[Read More…]

by January 31, 2022

Statement from Mayor Elorza Regarding Providence City Council Emergency Meeting

  “Vaccines are safe, effective and the best tool to ending this pandemic. All City employees, especially public safety personnel, interact frequently with the public. We have a responsibility to do all we can to keep one another safe. As the Council President is aware – but choosing to ignore[Read More…]

by January 13, 2022

Mayor Elorza, Members of Providence City Council, Community Partners Announce Next Steps In City’s Anti-Violence Initiatives

Providence residents can sign up for nonviolence training, apply for youth jobs; local organizations can apply for mentorship program assistance Mayor Jorge O. Elorza, Councilperson Nirva LaFortune (Ward 3), Providence Police Chief Colonel Hugh Clements, Executive Director of the Nonviolence Institute Cedric Huntley, President and CEO of Mentor Rhode Island[Read More…]

by January 13, 2022

Providence Residents Urged to Exercise Caution Ahead of Frigid Conditions

  Providence Mayor Jorge Elorza and Providence Emergency Management Agency (PEMA) Director Clara Decerbo are warning residents to take precautions as low temperatures and low and chills are forecasted for Monday evening through Wednesday. Prolonged exposure to extreme cold weather can cause hypothermia and frostbite. PEMA is urging residents to[Read More…]

by January 10, 2022

City of Providence, Asthenis Pharmacy Announce Large-Scale Vaccine Clinic

  City of Providence hosting clinic with capacity to administer over 1,000 vaccine doses Mayor Elorza and Asthenis Pharmacy Founder Dr. Eugenio Fernandez today announced a City of Providence large-scale COVID-19 Vaccine Clinic for residents 18 or older. The clinic is scheduled for Thursday, December 30, 2021, at the Providence[Read More…]

by December 22, 2021

Mayor Elorza, PWCVB Encourage Providence Residents To Shop Local Ahead Of Small Business Saturday

  Restaurants and other local retailers are highlighted as businesses to patronize during the holiday season Mayor Jorge O. Elorza today joined Providence Warwick Convention & Visitors Bureau (PWCVB), Stephen White, co-owner of Res American Bistro, Julia Broome, owner of Kin Southern Table + Bar, Sandra Enos, founder and CEO[Read More…]

by November 25, 2021

Mayor Elorza Announces Theresa M. Agonia as Acting Chief of Staff

  Agonia to Serve as Acting Chief of Staff During Chief of Staff Nicole Pollock’s Leave Mayor Jorge Elorza today announced that Chief of External Affairs Theresa M. Agonia will transition to serve as Acting Chief of Staff starting December 6th, 2021 during Chief of Staff Nicole Pollock’s parental leave[Read More…]

by November 24, 2021

Mayor Jorge O. Elorza, Providence City Council Members Launch COVID-19 Small Business Relief Program

City of Providence allocates $7 million of Rescue Plan funding for small business microgrants From The Office Of Mayor Jorge Elorza: Mayor Jorge O. Elorza, Providence City Council President John Igliozzi (ward 7), Council Finance Chair Jo-Ann Ryan (ward 5), and the Providence City Council today launched the City of[Read More…]

by October 18, 2021

Mayor Elorza Announces 9 Organizations Selected to Provide Year-Round Youth Jobs As Part Of Anti-Violence Investments

Investments in programming will provide professional development and mentorship opportunities for Providence youth Mayor Jorge O. Elorza, Councilwoman Nirva LaFortune (Ward 3), and the City’s Office of Economic Opportunity today announced that nine providers have been selected to provide year-long youth jobs as part of the City’s expansion of the[Read More…]

by September 28, 2021